Cracked Tile in Living Room


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Old 05-24-21, 01:30 PM
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Cracked Tile in Living Room

Please see photos for the cracks. Is this an indication of foundation problems? I walked the house outside and there is no cracks or damage to slab around the house parameters. Neither is there any damage to external brick. It's a two story house. Thanks



 
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Old 05-24-21, 01:34 PM
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Tile installed directly to a slab, will crack if the slab cracks.

Cracks in your slab, just like a basement or garage are normal.

Is it an indication of a bigger issue, not able to answer that!
 
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Old 05-24-21, 02:05 PM
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The crack in the tile starts about two feet from the outside wall and the weird part there is no indications of cracks outside.
 
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You are probably seeing the inner edge of your footer. Unlike the nice taper/slope to the inner edge of the footer every house I've seen has had the footer with straight vertical sides. I won't say it creates a weak point but it is a great place for cracking where the thick monolith of the footer meets the relatively thin concrete of the floor.

 
 

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